Paul Butterfield, Michigan State Trooper, Dies After Being Shot During Traffic Stop

September 10, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Paul Butterfield, a Michigan State Police trooper, was shot during a traffic stop in Mason County near Ludington on Monday evening. When a citizen found him four minutes later he was already dead.

Michigan police have two suspects in custody, reported WXYZ

Leon Hendrix reported that Butterfield was in his 40s and engaged to be married. 

Also Butterfield, affectionately known as “Butter-Bean,” “”absolutely loved being a State Trooper,” a friend told Hendrix. 

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